Comedy in Southampton as part of the New Forest Comedy Festival

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The New Forest Comedy Festival is hosting all-day comedy in Southampton

Comedy in Southampton and the south of England get no bigger as The Attic Comedy Club is proud to present a “Comedy All Dayer” as part of the New Forest Comedy Festival. This event will feature some of the top stand-up comedians from around the United Kingdom and will continually add more names to an already impressive lineup. It’s sure to be the best day of comedy in Southampton and all across southern England!

Tickets via The Attic Comedy Club website in Totton, Southampton

Jen Brister comes to perform her blend comedy in Southampton

Jen Brister comedy in SouthamptonJen Brister is a highly acclaimed stand-up comedian, writer and actor. She has become well renowned in the UK and worldwide comedy circuits.

She has written for BBC Scotland, been featured on BBC 6 Music as well as Juice FM, plus has regularly contributed to Diva magazine, g3, Standard Issue and The Huffington Post.

Jen has created five successful solo shows (Me My Mum & I, British(ish), Now & Then, Wishful Thinking, and The Other One) which have been showcased at Melbourne International Comedy Festival along with Norway Comedy Box Festival, Comedy Club Asia, Adelaide Festival and Edinburgh Festival.

Furthermore, she has toured alongside esteemed comedians such as Kerry Godliman, Francesca Martinez and Roisin Conaty; right now she is working with Frankie Boyle in London.

Jen Brister has appeared alongside Russell Brand on Cloud Cuckoo for Radio 2, featured in Kerry Godliman’s sitcom Kerry’s List for Radio 4, and presented stand-up comedy on Comedy Central in Live at the Comedy Store.

Alex Kealy

Alex Kealy does comedy show in SouthamptonAlex Kealy is an up-and-coming comedian who achieved great success in his debut year competing in the highly esteemed So You Think You’re Funny contest.

Making a mark on the British stand-up scene, he has done five shows at the Edinburgh Fringe – including 2022’s Winner Takes All – drawing full houses and receiving effusive praise from both The Daily Telegraph (describing him as “sharply witty, almost sexily cerebral”) and The List (“breakneck pace with surprising turns in eloquent comic’s wonderful new hour”).

Furthermore, he has also had writing credits for BBC Two’s Mock The Week and Radio 4’s The News Quiz and The Now Show.

Stuart Laws to perform at all day comedy in Southampton

Professional SEO Consultant Stuart Laws comes to Southampton comedy club for New Forest Comedy Festival all day comedy eventStuart Laws is a comedian who does both sketch and stand-up comedy. He has opened for James Acaster on his UK tours, contributed writing to Radio 4, and released two special shows on NextUp Comedy. Additionally, he wrote the play “The Journey” which had its debut at The Edinburgh Fringe’s Pleasance Theatre in 2018. In 2019, he went back to Edinburgh with a new stand-up performance titled “Stuart Laws Is All In”, which was positively reviewed by The List as being an “incredibly fun and nonsensical hour full of small surprises.”

Stuart Laws is the mastermind behind Turtle Canyon Comedy – his own production company – producing sketches, sitcoms, and live performances that have been seen all over the world on Upworthy, The Guardian, The Daily Mirror, British Comedy Guide, and The Lad Bible to name a few. His internet-based shows called Charity Starts At Home, Plane Spotters, Sweet Home Ketteringa, Content, The Baby Shower and Hope You Come Up Here have all racked up thousands of views and now look to be adapted for the radio or the small screen.

Stuart Laws, a comedian who gained global notoriety by way of his Twitter thread regarding soiled dishes in a cafe, as well as mimicking Michael Caine’s “NEVER!” from the Batman movies and his prank call to the contact number printed on a horse, went viral.

Tickets via The Attic Comedy Club website in Totton, Southampton

Tom Toal

Tom Toal does stand-up comedy in SouthamptonTom Toal, a comedic talent from Bexleyheath in South East London, has been making waves on the comedy circuit with his debut show On The Scrapheap – a performance about his six-year relationship ending. Its reception was overwhelmingly positive at both Edinburgh and Leicester Festivals back in 2010. His follow-up Rom-Coms and Revolutions were met with equal success as the audiences were filled to capacity throughout the entire run.

Tom Toal is highly capable of adjusting his performance depending on the audience. Proving this throughout his career, he has hosted concerts for post-rock bands and fundraisers for the Socialist Workers Party, as well as appearing at The Comedy Reserve with The Pleasance at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2013, competing in the Amused Moose Best Comedy Show finalist for his solo show Prequel at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2014 and opening gigs for Rob Brydon around the country in 2017. All of these instances attest to Tom’s remarkable ability to customize his approach based on who he is entertaining.

Joe Wells

Joe Wells performs comedy in SouthamptonJoe Wells has achieved acclaim in his career as a political comedian, with Fringe shows like ‘Night Of The Living Tories’, ’10 Things I Hate About UKIP’ and ‘I Hope I Die Before I Start Voting Conservative’. In recent years, he has shifted the focus of his performance to more intimate topics such as mental health and autism. He has been supportive of comedy greats like Frankie Boyle, Alexei Sayle and Stephen K Amos. Last year Joe rose to online fame when his stand-up clip “Joe Wells on having a non-autistic brother” was watched by over 1.3 million viewers across social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Joe Wells: I Am Autistic

‘if you’re Autistic, I would highly recommend that you go and see this show – you’re going to love it. If you’re not Autistic, I need you to go and see this show’

★★★★ North West End

‘a Fringe-must-see’

★★★★★ Neurodiverse Review

Joe Wells: Doesn’t Want To Do Political Comedy Anymore

i Newspaper – The festival’s best 10 comedy acts chosen by comedians

‘Another excellent show from Joe Wells… interesting ideas, funny lines, running gags and tying it all up in a satisfying conclusion’ ‘original and brilliant observations which are as funny as they are insightful.’ – Stand Up Weekly

‘Great rhythm, a very high gag rate, and some wicked misdirections.’ – Chortle

Janine Harouni

Janine Harouni does all dayer comedy show in SouthamptonJanine Harouni is a remarkably talented Lebanese-American comedian based in the UK, who has been highly praised by The Times with five-star reviews.

Selected as one of The Guardian’s “Ten Comedians to Watch in 2021”, her debut Edinburgh hour ‘Stand Up with Janine Harouni (Please Remain Seated)’ was recognized for its excellence, nominated for the Best Newcomer award at the Edinburgh Fringe and recommended by critics from The New York Times. This show was so popular that it sold out across both the UK and the US before being filmed as an Amazon Prime special.

Janine Harouni is the lead role in the ITV2 sitcom Buffering and plays Carla in Warner Brothers’ DC Comic movie The Batman. She was involved with writing and performing for two seasons of ITV2’s The Emily Atack Show.

Her other credits include appearing on The Russell Howard Hour (Sky Max), Comedians Giving Lectures (Dave), The Stand Up Sketch Show (ITV2), Yesterday, Today and The Day Before (Comedy Central UK), The John Bishop Show (ITV), Pointless Celebrities (BBC One) and The Now Show (BBC Radio 4).

Tickets via The Attic Comedy Club website in Totton, Southampton

Jack Skipper

Jack earned the runner-up position in So You Think You’re Funny? 2022. His comedic clips uploaded to TikTok have garnered him a whopping 8 million likes. He resonates with viewers by narrating stories of being a family man and presenting his perspective on life as someone from the working class.

Mike Cox

Mike Cox comes to Southampton Comedy Club for New Forest Comedy Festival all dayerMike Cox has rapidly become a major force on the comedy scene due to his acerbic wit and cynicism.

He was named Fosters South Coast Comedian of the Year, plus he made it to the final in the Amused Moose Laugh Off 2016 and also got to semi-finals of So You Think You’re Funny in 2012 together with The Leicester Square New Comedian of the Year in 2013.

His style is loved by both mainstream and alternative audiences, making him one of the most hilarious comics around right now.


Tickets via The Attic Comedy Club website in Totton, Southampton

Andrew Bird

Andrew Bird does stand-up comedy in SouthamptonAndrew Bird has been a guest on “The Russell Howard Hour” and accompanied Russell for concerts that included Ashton Gate Football stadium in Bristol and six performances at The London Palladium.

He was also part of the backing casts in Rhod Gilbert, Rob Brydon, Brian Regan and Michelle Wolfe’s only London shows as well as Michael McIntyre’s arena tour which included stops at Wembley and the O2.

He contributed to the TV programs Jon Richardson’s Ultimate Worrier and 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown. One of only seven comic performers invited to perform for Banksy at Dismal Land, Andrew Bird is well-established in his craft.


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